Obesity

Obesity

Title Year PI Owner Institution Study
Design
Sample Size Keywords References
The prevalence of overweight/obesity in high school adolescents in Jeddah and the association of obesity association with dental caries. 2017 Deema Jamil Farsi, dfarsi
@kau.edu.sa
Department of Pediatric Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia cross – sectional 801 http://www.ann
saudimed
.net/index.php/
vol37/vol37iss2
/1105.html
Trends in overweight or obesity and other anthropometric indices in adults aged 18-60 years in western Saudi Arabia. 2017 Firas Sultan Azzeh, fsazzeh
@uqu.edu.sa
Department of Clinical Nutrition, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah Saudi Arabia cross – sectional 2548 http://www.ann
saudimed
.net/index
.php/vol37/
vol37iss2/
1106.html
Relation between Dental Caries and Body Mass Index-for-age among Schoolchildren of Jazan City, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 2017 Quadri MF,
dr.faeq.quadri
@gmail.com
College of Dentistry, Jazan University, Jazan, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. cross – sectional 360 Cross-sectional study; Dental caries; Jazan; Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; Obesity Schoolchildren. https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/28349904
Correlation between obesity and sleep disturbance in Saudi medical students. 2017 Abdulaziz Alodhayani, drodhayani12
@yahoo.com
College of Medicine, King Saud University: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia cross – sectional 408  Obesity; Sleep; Weight gain https://www.ncbi.
nlm.nih.
gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC5332966/
Intricate Evaluation of Association between Dental Caries and Obesity among the Children in Al-Kharj City (Saudi Arabia). 2017 Abu El Qomsan MA, Masq3
@hotmail.com
College of Dentistry, Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University, Al-Kharj Kingdom of Saudi cross – sectional 386 Caries; Filled tooth Obesity https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed/
28050981
The impact of body mass index on semen parameters in infertile men 2016 Ahmed H. Gabr, aradwan76
@hotmail.com
 Prince Sattam binAbdulaziz University, Faculty of Medicine hospital – based, prospective study 439  Body mass index; male infertility; obesity; semen parameters https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/26847036
ABO blood groups and risk for obesity in Arar, Northern Saudi Arabia 2016 Aboel-Fetoh, Nagah M,
elshmaa3332004
@yahoo.com
Faculty of Medicine and Applied Medical science, Northern Border University, Arar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia cross – sectional 401 https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/28145988
Frequency of obesity and comorbidities in medical students 2016 Yasir Mehmood,
dr.yasir
@live.co.uk
Faculty of Medicine, Northern Border University Arar, Saudi Arabia cross – sectional 405  Frequency; Medical students; Obesity https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih.gov
/pmc/articles
/PMC5216314/
The impact of obesity related websites on decision making among students in Saudi Arabia. 2016 Ahmed I. Albarrak, albarrak
@ksu.edu.sa
College of Medicine, King Saud University, , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia cross – sectional 448 Decision making; Internet; Obesity; Online health information; Websites https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC5059827
Parents’ perception of children’s obesity, in Al-Qassim, Saudi Arabia 2016 Abdulrahman AlMohaimeed,
armoh
@qumed.edu.sa
College of Medicine, Qassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia. cross – sectional 601  Children; Saudi Arabia; obesity; parental perception https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC5009889/
The Prevalence of Diabetes and Prediabetes in the Adult Population of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia–A Community-Based Survey 2016 Suhad M. Bahijri, sbahijri
@gmail.com
Faculty of Medicine- King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia cross – sectional 1420 https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC4818101/
Gender differences in patients with obesity hypoventilation syndrome 2016 BaHammam AS,  ashammam2
@gmail.com
College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia cross – sectional 1973  co-morbidities; daytime sleepiness; hypercapnia; hypoxemia; positive airway pressure; respiratory failure https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/26990045
The Association Between Body Mass Index and Dental Caries: Cross-Sectional Study. 2015 Alswat K Medicine, Taif University School of Medicine, Taif, Saudi Arabia. cross – sectional 385  Body mass index; Caries; DMFT; Habits; Obesity https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/26767084
Prevalence of obesity and hypertension among University students’ and their knowledge and attitude towards risk factors of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. 2015 Mukhtiar Baig,
Profssor Clinical Biochemistry,
Faculty of Medicine, Rabigh, King Abdulaziz University,
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. E-mail: moc.oohay
@giabraithkumrd
Faculty of Medicine, Rabigh, King Abdulaziz University cross – sectional 610  CVD; KSA; University students; obesity https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/26430410
 Prevalence of Obesity Among Male Adolescents in Arar Saudi Arabia: Future Risk of Cardiovascular Disease.  2015  Hala M. Koura, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, National Research Center,
3el Sehabah El Kerram
Street, El Sefarat,
Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt.
Email: moc.oohay
@aruoK_alaH
 Department of Pediatric, Northern Borders University, Arar, Saudi Arabia.  cross-sectional, Questionnaire and anthropo-morphic measurements were taken  523  Cardiovascular; disease; lifestyle; obesity  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/26170543
Association of the new index of sarcopenic obesity with physical fitness in healthy Saudi men and women. 2015 Al-Dokhi L,  lailadokhi
@yahoo.com
College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia cross – sectional 461 https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/25683951
The association between body mass index and duration spent on electronic devices in children and adolescents in Western Saudi Arabia 2015 Abdulmoein
E. Al-Agha, aagha
@kau.edu.sa
 Department of Pediatrics, King Abdulaziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  cross – sectional  541  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC4852022/
Anthropometric and central obesity indices as predictors of long-term cardiometabolic risk among Saudi young and middle-aged men and women. 2014 – 2016 Mahmoud M. A. Abulmeaty, dr.abulmeaty
@gmail.com
 King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  cross – sectional  390  obesity indices; visceral adiposity index; conicity index; lipid accumulation product  https://www.smj
.org.sa/
index.php
/smj/article
/view/smj.
2017.4.
18758
 Prevalence of obesity in elementary school children and its association with dental caries.  2014 – 2015 Deema Jamil Farsi, dfarsi
@kau.edu.sa
 Department of Pediatric Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia  cross – sectional  915  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC5303779/
 Concordance of obesity classification between body mass index and percent body fat among school children in Saudi Arabia.  2014  Abdulrahman Al-Mohaimeed, armoh
@qumed.edu.sa
 College of Medicine, Qassim University, Qassim, Saudi Arabia.  cross sectional, multi-stage random sample  874  Children, Anthropometry, Body mass index, BMI, Percent body fat, Saudi Arabia, Obesity, Near infrared reactance, NIR  https://bmcpediatr
.biomedcentral
.com/articles
/10.1186/s12887
-015-0335-6
 Prevalence of obesity in Hail region, KSA: in a comprehensive survey.  2014  Hussain Gadelkarim Ahmed,  hussaingad
@yahoo.com
 College of Medicine, University of Hail, Hail, Saudi Arabia  cross – sectional survey  5000  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC4099258/
 The independent effects of maternal obesity and gestational diabetes on the pregnancy outcomes  2014  Hayfaa A Wahabi, umlena
@yahoo.com
 College of Medicine, King Saud University,  Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia retrospective cohort  2701  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/24923207
 Investigating the association between obesity and asthma in 6- to 8-year-old Saudi children: a matched case-control study.  2014  Aziz Sheikh, aziz.sheikh
@ed.ac.uk
Centre for Population Health Sciences, Medical School, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK  case – control study  1264  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC4373259/
 Cardiometabolic risk among Saudi children and adolescents: Saudi childrens overweight, obesity, and lifestyles (S.Ch.O.O.Ls) study.  2014  Dr. Fahad Abdullah Al-Hussein,
husseininf
@ngha.med.sa.
 College of Medicine, King Saud Ibn AbdulAziz University for Health Sciences  cross – sectional  2149  http://www.ann
saudimed
.net/index
.php/vol34
/vol34iss1
/667.html
 Influence of lifestyle patterns on perceptions of obesity and overweight among expatriates in Abha city of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  2013 – 2014  Dr. Gaffar Sarwar Zaman, Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Government College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. E-mail: moc.liamg
@namazsgrd
 College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  cross – sectional survey with a self-administered questionnaire  550  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc
/articles
/PMC4518403/
 Obesity and associated factors–Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013  2013  Ziad A. Memish, zmemish
@yahoo.com
 Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,  multistage survey  10735  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC4193060/
 The association between watching television and obesity in children of school-age in Saudi Arabia.  2013  Dr. Sameer H. Al-Ghamdi, sam3443
@gmail.com
 Department of Family Medicine and Primary Health Care, King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  case-controlled  397  Obesity; Saudi Arabia; school-age children; television  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC3748652/
 Association between food intake frequency and obesity among adolescent girls in Saudi Arabia  2013  Abdulrahman O. Musaiger,  University of Bahrain  cross – sectional  512  food frequency; obesity; Saudi Arabia  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/23612631
 Prevalence of obesity among military personnel in Saudi Arabia and associated risk factors.  2013  Bin Horaib G  Medical Services Department, Ministry of Defence, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  nationwide cross – sectional  10500  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/23552594
 Body mass index and body fat percentage in assessment of obesity prevalence in Saudi adults.  2013  Syed Shahid HABIB  College of Medicine King Khalid University Hospital, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  530  Body composition; Obesity; Body mass index; Body fat percentage; Kappa analysis  http://www.bes
journal
.com/Articles
/Archive/2013
/No2/201301/
t20130116_
76363.html
 Comparisons in childhood obesity and cardiometabolic risk factors among urban Saudi Arab adolescents in 2008 and 2013.  2013  Nasser M. Al-Daghri, aldaghri2011
@gmail.com
 College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  cross – sectional  4549  Arabs. cardiometabolic risk factors; adolescence; childhood obesity; gender; metabolic syndrome  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/27273258
 Prevalence and correlates of overweight status among Saudi school children  2012  Nazmus Saquib MD, a.saquib
@sr.edu.sa.
 College of Medicine, Sulaiman Alrajhi Colleges, Bukariyah,, Qassim, Saudi Arabia,  cross – sectional study  874  http://www.ann
saudimed
.net/index
.php/vol35/
vol35iss4/
820.html?
view=abstract
 Prevalence of Metabolic Abnormalities and Association with Obesity among Saudi College Students  2012  Mostafa A. Abolfotouh,  mabolfotouh
@gmail.com
 King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC), Riyadh Saudi Arabia  cross – sectional  501  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC3536048/
 Lifestyle factors associated with overweight and obesity among Saudi adolescents.  2012  Hazzaa M Al-Hazzaa,  alhazzaa
@ksu.edu.sa
 College of Education, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  cross – sectional  2906 https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC3433359/
 Regional variation in prevalence of overweight and obesity in Saudi children and adolescents  2012  Mohammad I. El Mouzan, drmouzan
@gmail.com
 Department of Pediatrics, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.  cross – sectional  3525, 3413 and 4174 from three diffferent regions  Obesity, prevalence of overweight, regional variations, Saudi children  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC3326974/
 The Prevalence of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviours Relative to Obesity among Adolescents from Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia: Rural versus Urban Variations.  2012  Anwar A. Al-Nuaim,  y.al-nakeeb
@nwman.ac.uk
 School of Human Sciences, Newman University College, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham ,UK  1270  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC3270420/
 Impact of male obesity on semen quality and serum sex hormones.  2012  Mamdoh Eskandar,  mamdoheskandar
@hotmail.com
 College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia  retrospective-cross – sectional  500  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih.gov
/pmc/articles
/PMC3235429/
 Maternal obesity predict isolated birth defects in live births in Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia  2012  Magdy Hassan Balaha magdy_balaha
@yahoo.co.uk
 Al Ahsa College of Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia.  retrospective case control study  318  Structural birth defects, obesity, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia  http://www.tandfon
line
.com/doi/full
/10.3109/
14767058.2011
.600367
 Nutrition, physical activity, and gender risks for adolescent obesity in Southwestern Saudi Arabia.  2011  Ahmed A. Mahfouz,  mahfouz2005
@gmail.com
 College of Medicine, King Khalid University, Abha, Saudi Arabia  cross – sectional  1869  Adolescents, gender, obesity, prevalence, risk factors, Saudi Arabia  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih.
gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC3178919/
 Relationship between frequent knee pain, obesity, and gait speed in older adults: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative.  2010  Bindawas SM  College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  6-year longitudinal cohort study  3118  frequent knee pain; gait speed; obesity; older adults  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc
/articles/
PMC4772994/
 Obesity among Saudi Female University Students: Dietary Habits and Health Behaviors  2010  Al Qauhiz NM, norhmhq1
@gmail.com
 Home Economics (Nutrition and Food Sciences) Department, Princess Nora Bint Abdul Rahman University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  cross – sectional  799  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pubmed
/21073847
 Obesity and eating habits among college students in Saudi Arabia: a cross sectional study  2010  Abdallah S Al-Rethaiaa, dralrethaia
@hotmail.com
  College of Health Sciences at Rass, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia.  cross – sectional  357  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc
/articles
/PMC2949783/
 Prevalence of Overweight, Obesity, and Abdominal Obesity among Urban Saudi Adolescents: Gender and Regional Variations.  2009

–  2010

 Dr. Hazzaa M. Al-Hazzaa, Professor and Director, Pediatric Exercise Physiology Research Laboratory, College of Education, King Saud University, PO Box 2458, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia, Email: alhazzaa
@ksu.edu.sa, Fax: 966 11 4673179
 College of Education, King Saud University  school-based multicentre cross-sectional , randomly selected using a multistage stratified cluster-sampling technique  2908  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC4438694/
Body mass index and obstetric outcomes in pregnant in Saudi Arabia: a prospective cohort study  2010  Abdel-Hady El-Gilany,  ahgilany
@gmail.com , ahgilany
@hotmail.co.uk
 College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Al-Hassa, Saudi Arabia  prospective cohort  787  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC2941250/
 Prevalence of short sleep duration and its association with obesity among adolescents 15- to 19-year olds: A cross-sectional study from three major cities in Saudi Arabia.  2009 – 2010  Hazzaa M. Al-Hazzaa,  alhazzaa
@ksu.edu.sa
 College of Education, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  cross – sectional  2868  Adolescents; Saudi Arabia; obesity; sleep duration; waist circumference  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih.
gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC3425044/
 Prevalence of hyperinsulinism, type 2 diabetes mellitus and metabolic syndrome among Saudi overweight and obese pediatric patients.  2006 – 2010  Al-Agha A, aagha
@kau.edu.sa
 Department of Pediatrics, King Abdul-Aziz University Hospital, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  retrospective cross – sectional  387  http://www.miner
vamedica
.it/en/journals
/minerva-
pediatrica
/article.php
?cod=R15Y201
2N06A0623
 Prevalence, clinical characteristics, and predictors of obesity hypoventilation syndrome in a large sample of Saudi patients with obstructive sleep apnea.  2002 – 2012  BaHammam AS , ashammam2
@gmail.com
 College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh , Kingdom of Saudi Arabia  prospective observational study  1693  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc/
articles/
PMC4375695/
 The Prevalence of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviours Relative to Obesity among Adolescents from Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia: Rural versus Urban Variations.  Anwar A. Al-Nuaim,  y.al-nakeeb
@nwman.ac.uk
 School of Human Sciences, Newman University College, Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, UK  cross – sectional  1270  https://www.ncbi
.nlm.nih
.gov/pmc
/articles
/PMC3270420/